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    Million: The Magazine about Popular Fiction [#6, November-December 1991] ed. David Pringle (Popular Fictions, £1.95, 68pp, A4)
    • 4 · Editorial · David Pringle · ed
    • 4 · Readers’ Letters · [The Readers] · lt
    • 6 · History with Fun [Dorothy Dunnett] · Lisa Tuttle · iv; Talking to one of Britain’s very best historical novelists.
    • 11 · Once Upon a Crime [Mary Higgins Clark] · Stan Nicholls · iv; The top-selling American author of spine-tingling thrillers is interviewed.
    • 15 · Slightly Foxed: The Reader Is Warned · David Langford · cl; How many ways are there for a murderer to vanish from a locked room?.
    • 16 · The Morbidity of the Soul · Bill Reiss · ar [Thomas Harris]; About a fashionable but reclusive author.
    • 19 · From Art School to Writers’ Roadshow · Brendan Wignall · ar [Liza Cody]; Talking to a rising British crime novelist.
    • 24 · Master of Mystery · Peter Berresford Ellis · ar [E. Charles Vivian]; The Inspector Head series by E. Charles Vivian, near-forgotten detective writer, is celebrated.
    • 28 · Mystery Maker · J. E. Miller · ar [Seamark]; Another ’tween-the-wars favourite is remembered.
    • 30 · Redneck—and Proud of It [J.T. Edson] · Wendy Bradley · iv; Finding that Britain’s leading writer of westerns has strong views about everything.
    • 33 · Crime versus Romance · Daphne Wright · ar; Daphne Wright, alias Natasha Cooper, tells us what it’s like to be split between two popular genres.
    • 36 · Oceans of War [Douglas Reeman] · Chris Adam-Smith · iv; The creator of Richard Bolitho and other seafaring heroes is interviewed.
    • 40 · Ouida: A Victorian Bestseller · June Barraclough · ar [Ouida]; One of the great Victorian favourites is recalled.
    • 45 · The Simple Art of Melodrama · Guy Barefoot · ar; The blood-and-thunders of yesteryear have had a long afterlife.
    • 48 · Classic Books About Popular Fiction, 5: The Purple Heart Throbs by Rachel Anderson · Jay Dixon · ar; A classic book about genre fiction is described.
    • 49 · Yesterday’s Bestsellers, 6: The Descendants of Robinson Crusoe · Brian Stableford · ar [Daniel Defoe]; Transporting us to a world of coral islands and blue lagoons.
    • 54 · Novels Reviewed · [Misc.] · br; Romance, crime, horror and historicals reviewed.
    • 62 · Just Your Average All-American Boy · Pete Crowther · br; On certain well-remembered comics of the 1940s and 50s.
    • 64 · Books About Popular Fiction: May-August 1991 · [Misc.] · bi


    Million: The Magazine about Popular Fiction [#7, January-February 1992] ed. David Pringle (Popular Fictions, £2.25, 68pp, A4)
    • 4 · Editorial · David Pringle · ed
    • 4 · Readers’ Letters · [The Readers] · lt
    • 6 · Adventures in Storytelling [Hammond Innes] · Stan Nicholls · iv; Meeting Britain’s grand master of adventure.
    • 10 · Master of Historical Reality and Romance [E.V. Thompson] · Mary Cadogan · iv; A leading writer of historical sagas is interviewed.
    • 13 · Slightly Foxed: On the Twilight Edge · David Langford · cl; Does the supernatural belong in detective fiction?.
    • 14 · Passport for a Hero [James Leasor] · Colin Munro · iv; The creator of Dr Jason Love is profiled.
    • 18 · Prolificity · Brad Spurgeon · ar; A questionnaire was sent to the world’s most prolific writers; here is a report on their responses.
    • 21 · Eighty Years of Romance · Jay Dixon · ar; On the history of Mills & Boon, perhaps the most famous name in British fiction publishing.
    • 26 · Shopping and Thinking [Lisa Appignanesi] · Wendy Bradley · iv; Talking to Lisa Appignanesi, author of five Mills & Boon novels, who has now “broken out”.
    • 28 · Strands of Memory · Mike Ashley · ar; The Strand Magazine, original home of Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes and E. Nesbit’s Five Children, is celebrated.
    • 32 · Leaning Towards a Primitive Socialism [Campbell Armstrong] · Ruth Eglesfield · iv; Interviewing the author of Jig, Mazurka and other dances of fear.
    • 36 · Classic Books About Popular Fiction, 6: New Maps of Hell by Kingsley Amis · Graham Andrews · ar [Kingsley Amis]; Recalling a witty and opinionated book about genre fiction.
    • 38 · Waiting for Mailer’s Big One [Norman Mailer] · Gregory Feeley · iv; The Alpha Male of American letters has written a spy novel, which should come as no surprise.
    • 43 · Fit to Be Tied: Tales of Wells Fargo · Graham Andrews · cl [Frank Gruber]; Remembering a TV “spin off” book by the late Frank Gruber.
    • 44 · Yesterday’s Bestsellers, 7: Hank Janson · Brian Stableford · ar [Hank Janson]; About the post-war tough guy of British paperback fiction.
    • 46 · The Rise of Hank Janson · Steve Holland · ms [Hank Janson]
    • 50 · Novels Reviewed · [Misc.] · br; Romance, historicals, crime, thrillers and horror reviewed.
    • 61 · Where There’s Will, There’s the Way!, by Will Eisner · Pete Crowther · br; Reintroducing a master of the graphic-novel form.
    • 64 · Books About Popular Fiction: September-November 1991 · [Misc.] · bi


    Million: The Magazine about Popular Fiction [#8, March-April 1992] ed. David Pringle (Popular Fictions, £2.25, 68pp, A4)
    • 4 · Readers’ Letters · [The Readers] · lt
    • 6 · Attacking Pretensions [Tom Sharpe] · Brendan Wignall · iv; One of the great funny authors of our time is interviewed.
    • 10 · Something Funny in the Woodshed · James Miller · ar [Stella Gibbons]; Remembering humorist Stella Gibbons on the 60th anniversary of her masterpiece Cold Comfort Farm.
    • 12 · Clodpolls and Coots [Anthony Buckeridge] · Mat Coward · iv; Talking to the creator of schoolboy Jennings.
    • 16 · Slightly Foxed: Gorey Stories · David Langford · cl [Edward Gorey]; Exploring the very strange worlds of Edward Gorey.
    • 17 · A.J. Alan: The First Broadcaster · Jack Adrian · ar [A. J. Alan]; Recalling the career of A.J. Alan, Britain’s first great star of the airwaves.
    • 21 · Showing You the Bullet-Holes in His Jacket [Stephen Gallagher] · Andrew Lane · iv; Interviewing a novelist and scriptwriter of menace.
    • 25 · Classic Books About Popular Fiction, 7: Tellers of Tales by Roger Lancelyn Green · Brian Stableford · ar [Roger Lancelyn Green]; Describing a classic book about popular fiction.
    • 26 · The Poetry of Pulp [John Harvey] · Jessica Bond · iv; A talk with poet, playwright and creator of policeman Charlie Resnick.
    • 29 · Magnolia Blossom and Whiplash · Andy Sawyer · ar; Investigating the steamy “slaver” novels of Kyle Onstott and Lance Horner.
    • 35 · Wild Scenery and Romance [Elizabeth Buchan] · Stan Nicholls · iv; She bears a famous surname, this writer of “new wave” romances.
    • 38 · A Very English Writer [Robert Barnard] · Martin Edwards · iv; An interview with one of the best and most humorous detective novelists in Britain today.
    • 41 · Hall Caine: Prince of Romantic Novelists · Vivien Allen · ar [Hall Caine]; Recalling the Manx bestseller, an exceedingly famous name at the turn of the century.
    • 46 · Yesterday’s Bestsellers, 8: Raymond Chandler’s Mean Streets · Brian Stableford · ar [Raymond Chandler]; Prohibition, H.L. Mencken and the rise of the private eye - all are linked together.
    • 51 · Novels Reviewed · [Misc.] · br; Romances, fairy stories, crime, thrillers and horror reviewed.
    • 62 · Comicbook Verité · Pete Crowther · br; Celebrating the achievements of Stan Lee, master of comic books.
    • 65 · Books About Popular Fiction: December 1991-January 1992 · [Misc.] · bi


    Million: The Magazine about Popular Fiction [#9, May-June 1992] ed. David Pringle (Popular Fictions, £2.25, 68pp, A4)
    • 4 · Readers’ Letters · [The Readers] · lt
    • 6 · “Everybody’s Different, Nobody’s Perfect, and We All Die” [Rosamunde Pilcher] · Jay Dixon · iv; An interview with the bestselling author of The Shell Seekers.
    • 10 · Profit from Experience [Ted Allbeury] · Katy Fletcher · iv; Britain’s veteran spy novelist, in conversation.
    • 14 · Slightly Foxed: The Rest of Chesterton · David Langford · cl; Compiling the ideal anthology of G.K. Chesterton’s stories.
    • 15 · Murder by Gaslight · Peter Lovesey & Alanna Knight · ar; Two of the leading writers in the intriguing sub-genre of “Historical Mysteries”, compare notes.
    • 19 · Jeffrey Archer · Gordon Wells · iv; The first of our new mini-interviews features Britain’s most famous bestseller.
    • 20 · Doc Biggles Drummond Templar—When He Was a Boy · Graham Andrews · ar [Philip José Farmer]; The Man of Bronze is back, and the first of his new adventures has been written by none other than Philip Jose Farmer.
    • 24 · Of Sequels and Prequels—and Sequels by Other Hands · David Pringle · ar; Attempting to get to grips with an ever-growing phenomenon.
    • 27 · This Side of the Rainbow [Geoff Ryman] · Kim Newman · iv; An interview with Geoff Ryman, author of a moving new novel about Dorothy and Toto (and Judy).
    • 29 · The Lumber Room of Memory [Catherine Aird] · B. J. Rahn · iv; A leading detective novelist tells about her lumber-room of memory.
    • 36 · Iris Gower · Gordon Wells · iv; The popular Welsh saga-writer is the subject of our second mini-interview.
    • 37 · The Pat Hobby Stories, or “Boil Some Water—Lots of It” · James Miller · ar [F. Scott Fitzgerald]; Taking a nostalgic look at some of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s most entertaining stories.
    • 38 · 70 Hollywood Fictions · James Miller & David Pringle · bi; The movies, movie-makers and movie myths have inspired many tales.
    • 41 · Classic Books About Popular Fiction, 8: Fiction and the Reading Public by Q.D. Leavis · Andy Sawyer · ar [Q. D. Leavis]; Re-assessing one of the earliest books about popular fiction: Q.D. Leavis’s famous tirade against bestsellers.
    • 43 · Mistress of Jalna · June Barraclough · ar [Mazo de la Roche]; Recalling one of the most popular of all multi-generation sagas.
    • 50 · Yesterday’s Bestsellers, 9: Robert Hichens and The Garden of Allah · Brian Stableford · ar; On yesterday’s bestseller Robert Hichens.
    • 54 · Novels Reviewed · [Misc.] · br; Romances, crime, thrillers and horror reviewed.
    • 62 · Gang Warfare (or Come the Resolution, Brothers...) · Pete Crowther · br; On the Justice League of America and other costumed teams from the great days of comic books.
    • 65 · Books About Popular Fiction: February-March 1992 · [Misc.] · bi


    Million: The Magazine about Popular Fiction [#10, July-August 1992] ed. David Pringle (Popular Fictions, £2.25, 68pp, A4)
    • 4 · Readers’ Letters · [The Readers] · lt
    • 6 · Daughter of Champions [Juliet Dymoke] · Mike Ashley · iv; A leading English historical novelist is interviewed.
    • 10 · Saints Alive! · Peter Lovesey · ar [Leslie Charteris]; Talking about the creator of the Saint.
    • 13 · The Saint on Film and TV · Guy Clapperton · ar [Leslie Charteris]; Tracing that debonair hero’s career in film and television.
    • 17 · Living in the Belly of the Beast [Andrew Vachss] · Pete Crowther · iv; Meeting one of the oddest and most controversial of current American crime novelists.
    • 21 · Jessica Stirling · Gordon Wells · iv; In the third of our mini-interviews, we question a leading romantic saga-writer - who turns out to be a man.
    • 22 · Ice the Deli Man [Jonathan Kellerman] · Peter Garratt · iv; The American psychologist and crime writer is interviewed by a fellow psychologist.
    • 25 · Fictional Elvis [Greil Marcus] · Julian Stringer · iv; Talking to Julian Stringer about the “fictional” career of Elvis Presley.
    • 30 · A Stout Fellow · David Langford · ar [Rex Stout]; The orchid-loving, gourmet detective is making a comeback; looking at some reissued novels by Rex Stout.
    • 33 · The Case Against Disney World [Carl Hiaasen] · Ruth Eglesfield · iv; Talking to Carl Hiaasen, an interesting new American crime novelist.
    • 37 · East Lynne at the Movies · Guy Barefoot · ar [Mrs. Henry Wood]; Mrs Henry Wood’s tear-jerker has had a long afterlife on the screen.
    • 41 · Tessa Barclay · Gordon Wells · iv; Another popular author is the subject of our fourth mini-interview.
    • 42 · Fit to Be Tied: The Couch · Graham Andrews · cl [Robert Bloch]; About a little-known movie novelization by Robert Bloch.
    • 44 · Far Seeing? · Andy Sawyer · ar [Joan Grant]; Joan Grant claimed that her historical novels were written by past selves.
    • 47 · The Lost Biography of Henry Rider Haggard · Peter Berresford Ellis · ar [Roger Lancelyn Green]; Paying tribute to Rider Haggard’s biographer Roger Lancelyn Green.
    • 49 · Yesterday’s Bestsellers, 10: Bulwer-Lytton and The Last Days of Pompeii · Brian Stableford · ar; On yesterday’s bestseller Edward Bulwer, Lord Lytton.
    • 54 · Novels Reviewed · [Misc.] · br
    • 62 · The Purity of Pap · Pete Crowther · br; Finding true illustrated entertainment surprisingly close to home.
    • 64 · Books About Popular Fiction: April-May 1992 · [Misc.] · bi


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